Blackened Salmon

Ingredients:

Fresh salmon filets

Clarified butter

Seasoning:

Favorite Cajun seasoning or cayenne, chili powder, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:

Step 1

shake an even layer of the seasoning mix on salmon to taste

heat clarified butter in a skillet until it is smoky hot

Step 2

gently place the coated filets into the pan (use tongs and don't splash the butter).

Step 3

Cook the filets evenly on both sides until it yields to gentle pressure.

Cooking Tip:

The butter and seasonings create a crust due to the high temp, and lock in the juices.

Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients:

Skewers (metal or wood)

griddle or non-stick pan

tongs

ladle

seasoning shaker

gloves

Preparation:

Try these options or create your own seasoning:

1. Old Bay

2. Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Onion Powder

Compound Butter:

1. Lemon Pepper Butter (fresh lemon juice, black pepper and whipped butter)

2. Garlic Butter (chopped garlic, onion powder and whipped butter)

Step 1 – Prepare Shrimp

• If using frozen shrimp, thaw them first.

• Using desired size shrimp, place them on a flat surface with tails facing the same direction

• Run skewer through each shrimp ensuring they are as flat as possible and slightly separated (This will ensure even cooking)

• Once all shrimp are skewered, season the shrimp evenly using a shaker (This will ensure even seasoning and flavor)

Step 2 – Cook Shrimp

• Place ½ of melted butter per skewer on griddle or non-stick pan

• Place skewered shrimp on griddle (repeat for each skewer)

• Cook for approximately 2 minutes

• Using tongs turn all skewers over

• Once turned ladle ½ oz compound butter over each skewer

• Cook for approximately another 2 minutes or until shrimp are done (shrimp should be firm and slightly white in color; not translucent)

Step 3 – Serve Shrimp

• Place skewered cooked shrimp on a serving platter or individual plate(s).

• Serve with a lemon wedge and ramekin of melted compound butter (for dipping).